The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 34 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 60 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.07% 8.94% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 12.22% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 59 39 52
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
820 442 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.91% 73.18% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 766 403 487
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -13 54 £37,500 -5.66% 5
Kettering - 2 £42,500 - 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 80 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (56.30%) J2EE
3 73 (54.07%) Java
4 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 61 (45.19%) Degree
6 59 (43.70%) Computer Science
7 50 (37.04%) C#
8 46 (34.07%) Linux
9 42 (31.11%) XML
10 41 (30.37%) Struts
10 41 (30.37%) SQL
10 41 (30.37%) Sun
10 41 (30.37%) Sun Certification
11 40 (29.63%) Unit Testing
11 40 (29.63%) Spring
12 38 (28.15%) Web Development
12 38 (28.15%) C++
13 36 (26.67%) TDD
14 33 (24.44%) EJB
14 33 (24.44%) JSP
14 33 (24.44%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (21.48%) .NET
16 28 (20.74%) HTML
16 28 (20.74%) OOD
17 27 (20.00%) jQuery
18 26 (19.26%) JUnit
18 26 (19.26%) Web Services
19 25 (18.52%) Ajax
20 24 (17.78%) Scrum
20 24 (17.78%) Servlets

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.11%) Apache
1 15 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (2.96%) Lync
2 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) Intranet
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
2 4 (2.96%) Extranet
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) JUnit
2 16 (11.85%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.96%) Selenium
4 4 (2.96%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.74%) MSTest
6 1 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (14.07%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (68.89%) Developer
2 51 (37.78%) Java Developer
3 41 (30.37%) J2EE Developer
3 41 (30.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 34 (25.19%) Software Engineer
5 23 (17.04%) Analyst
6 16 (11.85%) Developer Analyst
7 15 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 15 (11.11%) Software Support Analyst
8 12 (8.89%) Front-End Developer
8 12 (8.89%) Graduate
9 9 (6.67%) Junior
10 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.19%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.44%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (56.30%) J2EE
2 42 (31.11%) XML
3 41 (30.37%) Struts
4 40 (29.63%) Spring
5 33 (24.44%) EJB
5 33 (24.44%) JSP
6 29 (21.48%) .NET
7 28 (20.74%) HTML
8 27 (20.00%) jQuery
9 26 (19.26%) Web Services
10 25 (18.52%) Ajax
11 24 (17.78%) Servlets
12 23 (17.04%) CSS
13 15 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 15 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 15 (11.11%) Java EE
14 12 (8.89%) CSS3
14 12 (8.89%) Backbone.js
14 12 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (8.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (43.70%) Computer Science
2 33 (24.44%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (12.59%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.70%) iPhone
4 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.22%) Open Source
7 2 (1.48%) Physics
7 2 (1.48%) W3C
7 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.07%) Linux
2 18 (13.33%) Windows
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.67%) Android
5 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.63%) Unit Testing
3 38 (28.15%) Web Development
4 36 (26.67%) TDD
5 28 (20.74%) OOD
6 24 (17.78%) Scrum
7 18 (13.33%) Pair Programming
7 18 (13.33%) OOP
8 12 (8.89%) SOA
9 10 (7.41%) Extreme Programming
9 10 (7.41%) User Stories
10 9 (6.67%) iOS Development
10 9 (6.67%) Kanban
11 8 (5.93%) Project Management
11 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.93%) Android Development
12 5 (3.70%) OO
13 4 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (2.96%) Incident Management
13 4 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.07%) Java
2 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 50 (37.04%) C#
4 41 (30.37%) SQL
5 38 (28.15%) C++
6 20 (14.81%) C
7 11 (8.15%) VB
8 9 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.70%) PHP
10 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
11 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (45.19%) Degree
2 41 (30.37%) Sun Certification
3 15 (11.11%) OCPJP
3 15 (11.11%) OCMJD
4 9 (6.67%) PhD
5 6 (4.44%) ISEB
6 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (30.37%) Sun
2 22 (16.30%) Oracle
3 17 (12.59%) hybris
4 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.96%) Apple
6 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
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